Jorge De La Rosa struck out seven over 6 2/3 innings on Friday. (Tom Gannam/AP)
By Thomas Harding / MLB.com
Jorge De La Rosa was dominant at times over his start and notched an easy win thanks to the Rockies' huge nine-run seventh inning. Todd Helton hit a bases-clearing double and Ian Stewart hit a three-run homer in the frame to put away the Cardinals.
BATTING 2B: Stewart, I (6, Wainwright), Helton (13, Motte). HR: Fowler (3, 6th inning off Wainwright,
0 on, 0 out), Stewart, I (9, 7th inning off Todd, 2 on, 1 out). TB: Fowler 4; Barmes 2; Helton 2; Atkins, G; Hawpe;
Stewart, I 6; Phillips. RBI: Stewart, I 4 (27), Fowler 2 (12), De La Rosa (1), Barmes (21), Helton 3 (39). Runners
left in scoring position, 2 out: De La Rosa; Hawpe 2. Team RISP: 6-for-10. Team LOB: 6.
BATTING 2B: Ankiel (10, De La Rosa). HR: Pujols (18, 6th inning off De La Rosa, 0 on, 1 out),
Molina, Y (4, 7th inning off De La Rosa, 0 on, 0 out), Ludwick (9, 8th inning off Fogg, 0 on, 0 out). TB: Ryan
2; Ankiel 2; Pujols 4; Ludwick 4; Rasmus; Molina, Y 5; Greene 2. RBI: Pujols (49), Molina, Y (18), Ankiel (12),
Ludwick (28). 2-out RBI: Ankiel. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ludwick; Ankiel; Ryan; Pujols
2; Thurston. SAC: Barden. GIDP: Molina, Y; Ryan. Team RISP: 1-for-11. Team LOB:
BASERUNNING SB: Greene (3, 2nd base off De La Rosa/Phillips).
Wainwright pitched to 1 batter in the 7th. Reyes pitched to 3 batters in the 7th. Motte pitched to 3 batters in the
WP: De La Rosa 2. Pitches-strikes: De La Rosa 101-63, Fogg 30-19, Wainwright 112-69, Reyes
11-3, Motte 17-12, Todd 45-28, Miller, T 13-9. Groundouts-flyouts: De La Rosa 7-4, Fogg 3-1, Wainwright 7-2, Reyes
0-0, Motte 0-0, Todd 2-0, Miller, T 1-1. Batters faced: De La Rosa 29, Fogg 9, Wainwright 24, Reyes 3, Motte 3,
Todd 10, Miller, T 4. Inherited runners-scored: Fogg 2-0, Reyes 1-1, Motte 3-3, Todd 1-1, Miller, T 3-0. Umpires:
HP: Tim Welke. 1B: Jim Reynolds. 2B: Angel Hernandez. 3B: Bill Welke. Weather: 74 degrees, clear. Wind:
4 mph, In from LF. T: 3:13. Att: 41,115. June 5, 2009
Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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